St. Michael Catholic Church

Christian Connection

St. Michael provides assistance to parishioners and the greater community through financial help, counseling services, educational preparation programs and more.

Christian Connection is one of the social ministry outreach programs of St. Michael Catholic Church helping our parishioners and individuals living in the cities of Bedford and Euless.  Funded by contributions from our parishioners, Christian Connection provides temporary, emergency assistance for rent, utilities, minor miscellaneous expense and minor car repair. Pharmacy, gas and food vouchers are available.  Assistance is limited to twice in a twelve month period of time. 

Please call 817.510.2741 to make an appointment.

Calls received after 10:00 a.m. will be returned the following work day.

Help fund our Mission!

HOW YOU CAN HELP – Pass the Word and Lend a Hand, information updated weekly.

  • During this time of dealing with the Coronavirus, we can be helpful to the agencies supplying people with the basics.
  • Tell your neighbors about the help available in our area
  • Donate funds for supplies to the organizations listed below. (If you are donating, please take your supplies to their office).
  • If you are available to help, please call the agencies or check the website for their most current needs.
  • If you have questions, please call Christian Connection 817-510-2734 for assistance.

Update 03/27/20

NEED – East                                        817-280-0286            

424 Bedford Euless Road             M-F 10-2:30

Hurst, TX 76053

Distribution:   TXU funds, groceries every 3-4 weeks

Current needs:  Donations of funds and non-perishable supplies (hygiene items, canned fruit or single serving, soup, mac and cheese, cornbread mix, bar soap, canned veggies, mac and cheese, jello or individual servings of jello or pudding, oatmeal, cooking oil)

Mission Central                           817-595-0011           [email protected]

740 E. Pipeline Rd                        Tu-Fri 12:30-2:00

Hurst, TX 76053

Distribution:  Mission Central Library closed, Mission Central Resale closed, food and home supplies are being given out

Current needs:  Donations of funds, bar soap, shelf stable powdered milk – tetra pak, cereal, toothpaste, volunteers to help and/or deliver food

The Awareness Project              817-952-7079

209 Bedford Road, #145            Tu-Sat 2-6             

Bedford, TX 76022

Distribution:  preparing meals and feeding the homeless (They come to The Project to pickup food Tu-Fri 2-6)  and Pay-As-You-Can and Pay-It-Forward (Call in orders for the public to pickup and pay with an opportunity to make a donation – Pay it Forward)

Current need:  Donations of funds, donations of non-perishable foods and home supplies.  If you want to volunteer, call the office and find out how you can help.

Other Resources for Assistance

If you need food, the following places are available:  (call before you go, especially if you are quarantined)                               

Community Enrichment Center 817-281-1164 6250 NE Loop 820  M, Fri 09:00-1:00/Thurs 5:30-7:30
NEED-East * 817-280-0286  424 Bedford Euless    M-F 10-3pm  HEB    Th-Food Stamp Rep
NEED-West    817-759-1506 5028 Broadway M-F 10-2:45  NETC
Mission Central *    817-595-0011 740 E. Pipeline Rd.   Tu-F 10-4, Sat 10-1; HEB
W.I.C.      817-321-5400   417 W. Euless, #200 Preg/Birth-5 yr. Immunizations/Post Partum
First United Meth Hurst 817-282-7384 521 W. Pipeline  2nd Friday 9am - 11, Mobile Food Pantry  TC
Joseph Store House 817-281-7050 4605 Denton Hwy, HC All low income - Tues-Sat 10-7pm
TX Dept. Human Services 817-446-5400  7450 John T.White Rd.   M-F 8-5pm Food Stamps-Medicaid
Meals on Wheels 817-336-0912   homebound and unable to prepare food-Tarrant Co.
Metroport Meals on Wheels 817-491-1141   unable to prepare meals, NETC, any age
Trinity Baptist 817-283-1750 920 Central Drive-Bedford  Sat 9-11, Call first, Food Bank
NICA  817-626-1102 1600 Circle Park Tues  Fri 9:00-3:30; Sat 9:30-1pm NWTC

*specifically for the HEB area    

HEB Transit – If you are under the age of 55 and need transportation Monday through Friday to get to work, you may obtain HEB Transit passes through Christian Connection.  Please call 817.510.2741 or stop by our office Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - noon for more information.

Catholic Charities also provides financial assistance through long-term case management.  A caseworker is available on-site.  To make an appointment, please call 817.921.5381.

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